Learning Sustainability at the Permaculture Institute
By Grit Staff | Jun 10, 2014
Learn everything you want to know about sustainable lifestyles with the help of the Permaculture Institute. You’ll have the opportunity to jump right into living the rural life with this course that caters to homesteaders, small-scale farmers, educators, ranchers, and other like-minded people. Head out to the beautiful mountains of Colorado for this 14-day training on a working ranch/organic farm, Sustainable Settings Learning Center, Farm & Ranch.
Participants will have the opportunity for valuable hands-on experience in sustainable farming techniques like water harvesting, land restoration and natural building techniques, all while working toward their Permaculture Design Certificate. You can find out more at Permaculture Institute.
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